Tuesday, July 27, 2010

MeeGo GENIVI Alliance elected to his car Entertainment System

 MeeGo platform continues to gain new support and this time it comes from the organization GENIVI Alliance, which deals with the creation of a uniform standard for automotive entertainment systems. The organization announced that MeeGo selected as the main reference for the next edition of the Platform In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI), which will be called GENIVI Apollo. Among the members are GENIVI Alliance carmakers like BMW, GM, Mitsubishi, Hyundai and Peugeot and companies like Intel, Texas Instruments, Marvell, NXP, Freescale and Garmin, which can suggest that we expect interesting products.

Apple presented Magic Trackpad

Apple Magic Trackpad

For some time online rumors that Apple is preparing to submit an enhancement that will constitute a separate trakpad multitouch opportunities. Rumors were even accompanied with informal photos of the device, but recently it appeared on the pages of the FCC. The official launch of the device was in practice today and is just that - big multitouch trakpad desktop or notebook Mac, which uses Bluetooth to connect. Supports various gestures and is resistant to wear glass. It has aluminum block and has a design similar to that of Apple wireless keyboards. The device sold today and costs 69 dollars (52 Euro) in the U.S. and its price in England is 59 pounds (69 Euro).


Thursday, July 22, 2010

Samsung Galaxy
The most recent addition to the series Galaxy portfolio of Samsung model is Beam, which these days hit the market in Singapore. As I already wrote in his presentation, one of the most interesting features of the device is built projector. Otherwise the phone works with processor TI OMAP3440, based on the ARM Cortex-A8 with operating frequency 720 MHz, though the specification of Texas Instruments the CPU up to 800 MHz. The screen of the phone is made in Super AMOLED technology and has a diagonal 3.7 "and resolution 480 x 800 pixels. Galaxy Beam chamber with 8 MP resolution and the phone supports 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and has a built-in GPS receiver. Works with Android 2.1, to which was added interface TouchWiz UI 3.0. Singaporean operator StarHub offers him a price of 0 to 398 Singapore dollars (226 euros) depending on the subscription plan.

GetJar: Apple will fail within 5 years

GetJar Apps

5 years Apple will fail, said Ilya Laurs, chief of the second largest store for mobile applications GetJar. This sounds a little far-fetched, having in mind the success, which continues to enjoy Apple, a company recently reported that for two years from App Store are downloaded 5,000,000,000 applications. However GetJar and can boast a success: in early June we reported that the service delivered to customers 1 billion titles and also has secured additional funding of $ 11 million.

According to 34-year Lett way Apple distributes their applications have shortcomings, which relies on GetJar success. Until Apple decides which application to incorporate and then take 30% of the proceeds thereof, GetJar distribute all applications for free. In addition, when buying applications from App Store for billing will have to use iTunes, which for some applications or authors of operators is a good option as they would prefer payment through PayPal or billing to a monthly bill. Interestingly, GetJar is working with 300,000 registered developers, has 40 partnerships with mobile service providers and manufacturers of handsets and is ready to distribute applications to all open platforms.

The way the company generates revenue is billed as better visibility of an application on site. So GetJar gets a percentage of sales, depending on the position of the application site and its popularity.